13-year old Anna Ovcharova of Russia won the ladies short program, scoring 59.80 points. Japan's Kanako Murakami is in second place with 59.00 points, and another Russian, Polina Agafonova, sits currently in third, scoring 56.28 points.
Kate Charbonneau of Canada is fourth, and the American Kiri Baga is fifth. The other two American entries, Agnes Zawadzki and Christina Gao, placed eighth and ninth in the short program.
The ladies free skate is tomorrow afternoon.
Full Short Program Results from the ISU